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AES Senior Manager Domestic Tax in Arlington, Virginia

Are you ready to be part of a company that's not just talking about the future, but actively shaping it? Join The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a Fortune 500 company that's leading the charge in the global energy revolution. With operations spanning 14 countries , AES is committed to shaping a future through innovation and collaboration. Our dedication to innovation has earned us recognition as one of the Top Ten Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company in 2022. And with our certification as a Great Place to Work , you can be confident that you're joining a company that values its people just as much as its groundbreaking ideas.

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The planning manager is primarily responsible for activities related to US domestic tax planning.

The role partners with the M&A, business development, finance, and other tax colleagues to lead all aspects of tax due diligence and structuring for new development opportunities, acquisitions, and dispositions.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for tax analysis of business initiatives from a tax perspective, including the evaluation of potential tax consequences, transaction structuring alternatives, and financial modeling.

  • Work closely with M&A, finance and business development teams to provide high quality tax support for M&A and business driven transactions including application of unique industry specific rules.

  • Develop and implement US domestic tax planning strategies, including the development of initial tax planning ideas, research of technical tax issues, and review of implementing documents.

  • Supervise pending and enacted US domestic income tax legislation.

  • Collaborate with the tax accounting and tax compliance teams about tax risks and opportunities.

  • Liaise with internal non-tax counterparties and external advisors.

  • Review tax analysis for various transaction step plans and support U.S. tax compliance requirements related to business/tax transactions.

Skills & Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience; Big 4 accounting firm or large corporate tax department experience preferred.

  • Advanced understanding of US domestic tax rules (i.e. Sub C, partnerships.)

  • Excellent planning, research, and technical writing skills, as well as general knowledge of ASC 740.

  • Flexibility and agility; comfortable working with evolving priorities to achieve strategic objectives.

  • Creative and analytical approach; enjoy sophisticated problem solving to optimize the balance between business, finance and tax priorities.

  • Business and customer centric orientation; excellent stakeholder engagement capabilities that adopts a fulsome understanding of the business environment.

  • Proven track record for high performance across multiple projects, with multiple priorities in a dynamic business environment.

Educational Preference: BS Accounting/CPA/MST or LLM strongly preferred.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Accelerating the future of energy, together

Our people are our energy and have transformed AES into the type of energy company that the world needs today and in the future. Coming from all walks of life, our people share a passion for improving lives by advancing the energy sector through innovation, collaboration and action.

We are working in an industry that requires new thinking and ways of working together to create solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable, not just one or the other.

We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

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